Friday, November 16, 2012
Part of a series highlighting Arlington's local businesses before the holidays.
Gift Ideas at Arlington's Local Businesses If you're a local business owner in Arlington and would like to be a part of the series, email Arlington Patch Editor John Waller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The aptly-named Arlington Centered, or 'aC' for short, opened Saturday, Sept. 29.
Arlington Centered, a new boutique from the owners of Davis Squared in Somerville, has opened for business in Arlington Center. The “fun and funky” gift shop at 487 Massachusetts Ave., the recently vacated Main Event Tuxedo spot, opened its doors Saturday, Sept. 29, according to its website and Facebook page. The store’s Facebook page has a photo gallery of its colorful interior and merchandise. The boutiques’ owners, husband-and-wife Paul and Melisa Christie, opened Davis Squared five years ago at 409 Highland Ave. in Somerville. They said the new location in Arlington will have its own identity. Main Event Tuxedo had been open for more than 15 years. Have you been to Arlington Centered? If so, what were your initial impressions? Let us …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The owners of Davis Squared are opening Arlington Centered at the recently vacated Main Event Tuxedo spot on Massachusetts Avenue.
Davis Squared, a “fun and funky” gift shop in, well, Somerville’s Davis Square, announced Thursday afternoon that it’s opening a store in Arlington Center at the end of the month. The boutique is moving into the recently vacated Main Event Tuxedo spot at 487 Massachusetts Ave. (which is to the left of Punjab). The new location will fittingly be called Arlington Centered or “aC” for short, according to the store’s press release. Davis Squared also goes by “d2.” Davis Squared, which opened five years ago at 409 Highland Ave. in Somerville, is known for its industrial floor, gothic welded steel display casings and chalkboard-paint wall, according to the release. The Arlington location, which is currently undergoing renovations, will have the …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Will you be cranking up the AC today or judging those who do?
To some, air conditioning is a No. 1 priority in the summer months. To others, it's not needed in New England and a waste of money and energy. What side of the fence are you on?
With temperatures expected to top 100 degrees today, why not go to the beach, a spray pool, a movie, ice-cream parlor or just an air-conditioned building, all here in Arlington.
With temperatures expected to hit 101 degrees in Arlington today, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for all of eastern Massachusetts. Here are five ways to beat the heat: 1.) Reservoir Beach is now open. Spy Pond is not due to high levels blue-green algae. 2.) The spray pool at Lussiano Park on North Union Street is also open, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Just as an FYI, the park has no bathrooms. 3.) If you’re looking to stay out of the sun altogether, here’s what’s playing at the air-conditioned Capitol Theatre (which also serves Richardson’s Ice Cream): 4.) Speaking of ice cream, why not stop by Brigham’s or the Chilly Cow? 5.) The Council on Aging has put together a list of tips to stay cool and a list of air-…